Peace and security experts have said that a renewed mandate of the United Nations Stabilisation Mission in DR Congo (Monusco) will not make a difference in protecting civilians in eastern Congo against insecurity caused by armed...
Members of Rwanda Women Leaders Network (RWLN) have called for concerted efforts to accelerate women empowerment in all sectors and professional fields and tackle unemployment among the youth, especially for young women.
Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Agency (Rura) has confirmed the closure of a facility belonging to Deutsche Welle (DW), saying the German broadcaster did not seek to renew its operational licence.
Teta and Salima (both not real names), residents of Kimironko and Nyamirambo, respectively, in the City of Kigali, once boarded a plane, separately, for their very first time to different foreign lands smiling and with hope...
The Mayor of the City of Kigali, Fidele Ndayisaba, has decried poor service delivery among some officials, saying it fosters corruption.
The Zambian deputy Minister for Home Affairs, Lt. Col. Panji Kaunda Tushuke, has urged Rwandan refugees in various countries to voluntarily repatriate before being deported. He pledged to support the sensitisation campaign for voluntary repatriation in his own country, Zambia.
The number of coffeehouses and coffee roasters has been growing over the past few years. Coffee industry observers say the development calls for skills enhancement to ensure Rwanda’s coffee lovers get the best coffees.
The private sector has been urged to invest in cross-border market infrastructure to facilitate regional trade. Francois Kanimba, the Minister for Trade and Industry, said the approach could also help foster and strengthen formal trade in border areas.
Amavubi captain Haruna Niyonzima is impressed with the ‘new look’ national side that will face Zambia in an international friendly tomorrow at the National Heroes stadium in Lusaka.
Rwanda’s national volleyball team captain Christophe Mukunzi has been ruled out of the upcoming CAVB Zone V tournament slated for May 1-6 following an operation on his right wrist.
Over the past two decades, Rwanda has emerged as one of Africa’s success stories and a model for reconstruction politically, economically and socially, thanks to the many reforms that have seen it emerge from the devastation caused by the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.
Gospel music fans have something to look forward to as the much awaited praise and worship gathering dubbed, Africa Lets Worship, (AFLEWO), returns to Kigali.
Wanfunguriye. Literally translated as give me something to eat in street children’s jargon was the first word he murmured in a low voice.
Orphanages are resourceful to any society I strongly believe that orphanages are resourceful to any society because they can even be transitional centres for foster homes.
Stories have been told of men who marry women 40 or even 50 years younger than them. But society doesn’t bat an eyelid because that is perceived as ‘normal’.
Last week four Rwandan women received the Women of Courage Award from Erica J Barks-Ruggles, the US Ambassador to Rwanda. This was the first time the award was coming to Rwanda.
LONDON – Is it acceptable for doctors to withhold information from their patients? Some claim that it is not only acceptable; it is desirable. Hope, they argue, is critical to aid recovery, and a bleak diagnosis should not be allowed to kill it.
Born to be great but couldn't tell how or at least when! Many if not everyone has a dream; realisation of any dream has a time range and the size of a dream depends on the bearer. We are always told to dream big but we are never told how...
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) comprises of activities that companies do in support of community development. For Brasserie et Limonaderie du Rwanda (Bralirwa), CSR as represented in the company’s value of respect for people and communities in which they operate is central in all operations.
Jim Yong Kim, the World Bank Group President was once quoted saying; “At a time when the world is looking for additional sources of growth, there’s an untapped market out there that everyone should invest in more, this market is women.”
The Kigali Institute of Management (KIM) on March 13 graduated 178 students (124 female) in the options of accounting,banking, and finance. Graduates were called upon to embrace hard work and make use of the acquired knowledge and skills to develop themselves and transform the communities they live in.
Motion Capture is the latest technology to be rolled out by the Africa Digital Media Academy (ADMA) to empower trainees with employable skills in the media production industry, according to Christopher Marler, the Director of the ADMA.
Most parents agree that their children deserve the best education. That is why the enrolment levels keep shooting through the roof every year.
Last week, students of Riviera High School visited The New Times with the intention of understanding how a media house operates, and how one can develop good writing skills. The session, that lasted over three hours, was facilitated by a number of editors and reporters.
Denise Iraguha, a mini-supermarket owner in Gikondo, a Kigali city suburb, and a mother of four, says exclusive breast feeding for 6 months is a tall order especially for a busy person like her.
Tomorrow, the World will mark the Tuberclosis (T.B) day. The day is used to build public awareness that TB remains an epidemic in much of the world, causing deaths of nearly one-and-a-half million people each year, mostly in developing countries.